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Security Seven Awards
This article is part of the October 2005 issue of Information Security magazine
SPECIAL Seven winners. Seven verticals. Countless achievements. Welcome to our first annual Security 7 awards, where we profile seven security practitioners who have helped shape information security technologies, policies and practices. Information Security magazine, our sister site SearchSecurity.com and Information Security Decisions, our annual conference, have created these awards to recognize the achievements of the world's top security professionals. We solicited nominations from the security industry and then had an industry panel select the winners. They represent seven different vertical industries--education, financial services, telecommunications, government, energy, manufacturing and healthcare--but have the same strong commitment to information security. From San Francisco to Wolfsburg, Germany, from the researcher who identified DDoS source code to the manager who protects the fifth largest network in the world--our Security 7 recipients are visionaries, pioneers and innovators. Each is a giant in his field with ...
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Features in this issue
Seven winners. Seven verticals. Countless achievements.
Education: Dave Dittrich
Financial Services: Christofer Hoff
Telecommunications: Edward Amoroso
Government: Charles McGann
Energy: Richard Jackson
Manufacturing: Hans-Ottmar Beckmann
Health Care: Patrick Heim
Profiles by Michael S. Mimoso, Bill Brenner, Herman Mehling, Susan Hildreth, Mark Baard
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F-Secure's Anti-Virus Client Security 6.0
Microsoft's Windows Rights Management Services
Take a look at the security products released in October 2005.
Finjan Software's Vital Security Appliance NG-1100
Columns in this issue
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